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Feb 24, 2013 8:00pm EST
's election, it really made the u.s. convinced it was the possibility for black people, specifically. when i saw the idea that this guy could rise from a mixed race background and get elected president in a country where his people, people who look like him, are not the majority, it says something good about america. that was the whole point of the book i was trying to get, that some people actually missed, that this was a real place of promise and opportunity for black people. people in africa are looking at the u.s. in a different way. i think the election of obama was a fantastic thing, not just for africa, but it is all over the world. i am amazed when i go to indonesia and i am checking in at the airport and the immigration officer looks at my passport and looks at me and says, obama, number one. taxi drivers in beijing will look over and say, i like obama. he has really changed the perception of african americans, of black people around the world, for some. >> what is your reaction after living all over the world, to the statement a lot of people make who call this network, that americ
Feb 17, 2013 8:00pm EST
in the u.s. ia, the united states information agency, and he wrote the screenplay for the memorial film about jfk, the man who fought a lot about american history. he disagreed with my approach from the get go. well before the controversies of bringing in john d.. he said every president has a right to a watering hole. there are all those who admires him who can go and speak and not have to worry about the judgment of history. if it is ahat's true private facility. but the minute you make it belic, i think it can't published--- cannot be governed by those rules. again, i don't think the public recognizes that it has a choice. if you go to the different presidential libraries, you'll find this among them are shrines and others are places of serious discussion. the harry truman, for example, is a place of serious discussion. the johnson library is redoing its museum. i haven't seen it yet, but i suspect it will be a place for serious discussion. and there are others that are not. i think the public needs to figure out what they want. " your office is and what -- >> your office is in what
Feb 10, 2013 8:00pm EST
, we used to call -- plinted the dollar. so in a very interesting way crane knew about the u.s. economy through the dollar, through how much he printed. and crane too was silent, rarely spoke. he was the western massachusetts leader versus the boston lead ner massachusetts politics and that was coolidge's mentor. >> how much of the crash of 1929 could be blamed on coolidge? he left in march of 1929. >> so you imagen the stock market -- we look at this where i teach. the stock market was 100 for a long time. then it went up 200, very hifmente coolidge saw a lot of recessions. that doubled. that is like our 90's. then it went to 381 that would be september 1929. coolidge didn't approve of that. he had seen a lot of recessions. he knew every -- everything in him knew that was wrong. he didn't believe it was the job of the executive to intervene. it was the order of the "wall street journal." but he didn't think the president was in charge of that. the fed was also young. he looked into it. there is a record of him looking into it. charles merrill who founded merrill lynch and he went to se
Feb 4, 2013 6:00am EST
on energy and live at 2:00 p.m., the u.s. house of prison as begins its day with general speeches. -- the u.s. house of representatives begins its day with general speeches. >> at age 65, she was the oldest firstly when her husband became president but she never set foot in washington. her husband, benjamin harrison, died one month after his inauguration. meet the women who served as first lady's over 44 administrations in our new original series. their influence on the president, produced with the white house -- historical society and season one begins president's day at 9:00 p.m.. >> this morning, the national employment law project talks about proposed legislation that prohibits discrimination in hiring against the unemployed then the ethics and publ
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